Admission Counselor
Oglethorpe University

Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Education and Training


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Job Location: Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA

Position Type: Full-Time Staff

Education Level: Bachelor's

Job Category: Education

Reporting to the Director of Admission, the Admission Counselor role is directly responsible for recruiting and enrolling prospective students through regional recruitment, on-campus and virtual programs and project work. Extensive travel, some evening/weekend work, and a valid driver's license and personal automobile are required. Strong communication skills are required; bilingual language skills preferred. Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of recruitment for an assigned geographic territory
  • Develop a comprehensive prospect pool in your territory
  • Strategically select, schedule, and participate in high school visits and college fairs
  • Maintain sustained communication with all prospective students and families
  • Intentionally develop and maintain strategic relationships with high school counselors
  • Assist with all on-campus events
  • Advise & consult with prospective students and families on admission to Oglethorpe
  • Deliver contextually appropriate presentations & visit experiences
  • Engage in intentional and continual learning about the offerings of an Oglethorpe education and best practices in the field of Admission
  • Create a warm and inclusive atmosphere on-campus
  • Answer questions thoughtfully and thoroughly for families; provide exceptional customer service
  • Review and evaluate applicants for admission
  • Critically evaluate applicants for admission based on Oglethorpes institutional priorities and goals
  • Serve as an ambassador of the Oglethorpe brand at all times
  • Be punctual and reliable for all scheduled work hours and events
  • Be professional, polite, engaged, and welcoming at all times
  • Work on weekends and evenings as required for events, high school visits, and college fairs
  • Qualified applicant will possess a bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of admission experience. We seek energetic candidates with demonstrated initiative, flexibility, creativity, and the ability to work well independently and in a team. Position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to analyze data to inform decision-making, computer literacy, strong organizational and planning skills, and attention to detail. Proficiency with CRM (Slate), event management, and/or video production/editing preferred. Work Environment:Normal use of office equipment, sitting at a desk, walking or standing, occasional lifting (25 lbs). This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.


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